Calycanthus floridus

Cornus alba “Bud’s Yellow”
November 29, 2016
Clethra alnifolia “Hummingbird”
November 29, 2016

Common Sweetshrub or Carolina Allspice     Zone 4     8’x8′ 

A lush, deciduous, native flowering shrub that produces a fragrant, maroon spike-like blossom with a yellow center in May. It is trouble-free, transplants well, and makes an excellent addition to the shrub border.